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Seated portrait of Wilfred Thesiger ...

Seated portrait of Wilfred Thesiger ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Seated portrait of Wilfred Thesiger wearing Arab dress in Dubai. Wilfred Thesiger sits in a patio chair on the rooftop terrace of a house in Dubai, facing towards the far right. He wears a khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt and suspenders over his light coloured thobe (shirt) and a ghutra (headscarf) topped with an 'agal (head rope). Behind is a balcony fence made of carved wood.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City
Cultural Group
European English
Ronald Codrai ?
April 9 - 23, 1949

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